Movement for Progress Party (MPP)

Movement for Progress Party (MPP)

MOP, formed in 2002 to promote "good governance and positive change," the MOP supported the creation of the special war crimes court and presented the only female candidate in 2002, longtime political activist Zainab Bangura. She garnered less than 1 percent of the vote. Bangura, who had been a co-worker with Ernest Bai Koroma at an insurance company, Subsequently joined the APC and in 2007 was named to the post of foreign minister in  President Koroma's new cabinet. 

Essential Information

Default Party Symbol
Party Color
808080
Date Founded
2002
Acronym
MOP